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Tax Resolution Practice Accelerator
The ASTPS Accelerator is an engaging, expert-led, cohort based, live training program designed to help you confidently launch your new tax resolution career as quick as possible.
Our Next Cohort is Launching June 6th!Watch Now: Accelerator Overview
Become a Tax Problem Solver in Just 30 Days!
Whether you are a business owner wanting to add tax resolution to your firm, or an individual looking to make yourself even more valuable in the marketplace, the ASTPS Accelerator will empower you with the skills, frameworks, and tools required to successfully resolve IRS problems!
Is the ASTPS Accelerator right for you?
- Do you have a client with a tax problem and don’t know where to begin?
- Have you spent hours researching how to resolve an IRS issue on your own but were left feeling lost and frustrated?
- Have you had a client that you felt was treated unfairly by the IRS and you'd like to learn how to defend their rights?
- Are you interested in learning a new skill that will help you earn higher fees using your existing credentials?
- Do you want to add a service to your firm that can bring in business year round?
- Have you been dabbling in tax resolution but now you’ve decided to get serious?
- Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of your clients?
- Are you ready to join an elite group of tax pros that are not afraid to go head to head with the IRS to protect their clients?
If any of these sound familiar then the ASTPS Accelerator was built for you!
What others are saying...
ASTPS has been running tax resolution trainings for nearly two decades! Click the button below to take a look at what over 700 of your professional colleagues had to say about their experience!
“Absolutely one of the best seminars I’ve ever been to (and I’ve been to a lot)! Everything is usable, and the teachers are excellent.” – Keith Lazarus, CPA
“Came here to learn how to move from tax preparation to tax resolution – mission accomplished.” – William Richardson
What is the Tax Resolution Practice Accelerator©
The ASTPS Accelerator is a hands-on, immersive, program that teaches you the fundamentals of IRS representation. Over the course of 30 days you will go through 35 hours of tax resolution training with a group of like-minded professionals.
At the end of the program you will have acquired the skills needed to provide professional IRS representation services to troubled taxpayers.
This program is delivered in a "hybrid" style
There are 4 stages to the ASTPS Accelerator. Stages 1, 3, and 4 total about 15 hours and are conducted virtually. Stage 2 of the program will be 20 hours of training over 3 days and can be attended in-person or virtually.
4 Stages of the ASTPS Accelerator
Below you will find a brief, high level, overview of just some of what will be covered in the Accelerator.
Duration: 5 Hours
Introduction to the Program & Instructors
Meet the ASTPS Accelerator instructors and support staff.
Tools Every Successful Tax Resolution Practice Needs
Introduction to technology solutions, written materials, and other tools you need to be aware of.
IRS Personnel & Their Roles in Resolution
RO, RA, ACS, PPS… There are a ton of different IRS personnel! Learn their roles in the resolution process.
Getting Info from the IRS & Clients
Before you can recommend a resolution to a client you need to gather information from both the client and the IRS. Learn the easiest way to accomplish both!
Learn about the CNC status and how to use it to effectively resolve your clients cases.
Learn how this important tool comes into play when your client has a disagreement on a tax return.
Best Practices when dealing with Non-Filers
One of the most common issues to deal with on a tax resolution case is unfiled tax returns. Learn the best practices you need to know and avoid mistakes that can cost your client enormous amounts of money!
Duration: 20 Hours
Delivery: In-Person or Virtual
IRS Collection - Notices & Actions
Understanding notices and critical deadlines is crucial to representing your clients and protecting their rights.
Statutes of Limitation
Learn how long the IRS has to collect on tax debt, as well as which actions can extend time.
Learn how to analyze a case to determine which IRS programs that they qualify for.
Preparation of Forms
Learn about the different IRS forms as well as tips, tricks, and best practices for filling them out and submitting them.
Offers in Compromise
Learn all about the IRS OIC program and how to use it effectively to secure a resolution for your clients.
Learn about one of the most common resolutions, IA Agreements, and find out how and when to use them.
The IRS loves to add penalties and interest on top of what taxpayers owe, but some penalties can be abated and you’ll learn about those opportunities in the ASTPS Accelerator.
Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Rules
Business tax problem cases can be some of the most profitable you will find. Learn everything you need to know about TFRP rules.
Innocent Spouse Relief
What if a spouse wasn’t responsible for the tax problem? Learn the differences between innocent spouse & injured spouse and when they apply.
Representing before Appeals
One of the best places to get cases resolved is the IRS appeals division. You'll learn all about the appeals process and best practices.
Case Planning Techniques
Case planning is how tax resolution practitioners earn their big fees! Anyone can fill out forms, but real pros know the settlement options inside and out and can plan for optimal resolutions! Learn about the different expenses and standards the IRS allows your clients to take.
Duration: 5 Hours
How to Pull, Read, and Analyze IRS Transcripts
Transcripts can give the practitioner instant insights into the history of a taxpayer and the IRS. Learn everything you need to know to properly represent your client.
How to Conduct Case Research
When you’re working on a case you will want to research past IRS cases that help support your position. In this section we will go over the tools and tips you need to know to do this successfully.
How to Prepare a Case Brief
Learn how to properly format your arguments with a case brief.
Important IRM Sections to Know
Learn what types of documentation are available in the Internal Revenue Manual and we'll point out important sections to remember.
3rd Party Contacts
Learn how and why the IRS elects to contact 3rd parties during a collection case, and what rules have changed recently.
Finding Cites in the IRM and the IRC
You simply cannot rely on the IRS to know every rule. Often times throughout the course of a representation case you will need to find and cite the Internal Revenue Manual or Internal Revenue Code back to the IRS. during the ASTPS Accelerator you will learn best practices for finding cites.
Duration: 5 Hours
How to Quote Fees
Curious how the pros quote fees and explain them to clients? Don't miss this session!
How to Conduct the Initial Client Meeting
What information should you ask for in a first meeting with a new client? Learn what you should consider before you decide to accept a case.
Learn the importance of engagement letters and what you need to have included in them.
- Sample FOIA request and when you might want to do it
- Firing Bad Clients – When & How
- Closing Representation Cases
Firing Bad Clients
It can happen to anyone - no matter what you do a client still has unreasonable expectations, or perhaps you've uncovered something during your investigation that the client didn't disclose. Learn when and how to end an engagement with a problem client.
Closing Representation Cases
Learn how to end a successful representation case like a pro and avoid the this one common giant mistake.
Marketing - What's Working Now
Learn how to find your first client with our tax resolution marketing best practices. You'll leave with checklists and templates to get started marketing your new services right away!
Managing your online presence
Having a solid online brand can be the difference between a $3,000 client calling you or your competitor. Find out what you need to know to win!
CRM & Tracking Best Practices
To run a successful tax resolution business you need to track everything, marketing included. We'll give you recommendations of software, our templates, and best practices on how to put it to use.
7 Field Training Exercises (FTX)
At the ASTPS Accelerator you'll get a real taste of what it's like to work in this field by going through 7 Field Training Exercises! All of our FTX are based on actual cases and will show what happens when case planning strategies are applied.
It can be intimidating for beginners to make their first couple calls to the IRS. During the Accelerator we'll be walking you though exactly how to do it and then sending you off to do it yourself! Of course we'll be here to support you every step of the way.
There will be time between stages, and the learning isn’t going to stop! During the program you will have 9 assignments to introduce you to IRS forms, processes, procedures, and to test your new skills! These assignments are not graded, but are designed to enhance your experience during the ASTPS Accelerator.
Everyone learns a little bit differently. Some prefer to be in-person at events while others love the ability to attend from wherever they are in the world. The ASTPS Accelerator is both – Stages 1, 3, and 4 are remote and attendees have the choice of attending stage 2 either in-person or virtually. Please Note - Seating is limited in-person and you must make your decision at the time of registration.
Whether you're attending the ASTPS Accelerator in-person or online you'll get answers to every single question that you have! You'll also get to hear the questions about your classmates cases, and get a full Q&A report at the end of the program. Additionally there will be a follow up session one month after the Accelerator to catch up as a group and go over any questions that have come up since the course concluded.
You’re not alone on this journey! In addition to the ASTPS team by your side you’ll be going on this journey with over 200 like-minded aspiring tax resolution professionals. Each cohort will have networking opportunities so that you can get to know each other, work together on assignments, and stay in touch after the event!
"This was an amazing course! I have been doing tax resolution for 16 years. This is the best course for this material and the most relevant to my work, that I have experienced. Thank you so much!” – Beth E.
“This Accelerator program is exactly what is needed not only for those just starting in the tax resolution services but also greatly benefits those who are already in this type of service. Thanks for the great presentations.” – Guadalupe M.
“ASTPS really DOES ROCK! You guys are all amazing, and I have learned so very much, I can’t wait for 2023. Of course I have already started raising fees and being confident, but I hope by next year to have all my ducks in a row and templates/processes, etc. in place for 2023 to really do what I love! Thank you again so much!!” – Angela L.
Unlike other programs that have popped up in recent years to capitalize on the trend of tax resolution training, ASTPS has been running tax resolution trainings for two decades! The ASTPS Accelerator evolved from the long standing Boot Camp and is another example of the ASTPS commitment to constant improvement based on the feedback of our attendees.
Click the button below to take a look at what over 700 of your professional colleagues had to say about their experience!
“I really enjoyed this program. I brought 8 employees with me because I knew that this program was the best avenue for them to learn, and it worked – they have learned so much and are excited to use their new knowledge!” – Susan Taft
"I would highly recommend this program to any practitioner, old or new. Whether you have been practicing for over 13 years like I have, or are brand new to tax resolution, there is something to learn which translates into something you can earn! Thanks Larry & LG." – Mike Wallen, EA
Your Instructors are Tax Resolution Experts
Most people aren’t lucky enough to have a single mentor with over 20 years of tax resolution experience to learn from. After you enroll in this program you’ll immediately have 5!
This is an expert led course - meaning each instructor you'll hear from is an active tax resolution practitioner working cases every day. They'll draw on their experience in the field to give you real world tips, strategies, and stories.
They're also incredibly engaging and entertaining!
The fact is you're considering investing a significant amount of time, money, and effort - boring instructors reading from slides likely isn't going to do it for you...
Our instructors not only have an immense amount of tax resolution knowledge but they're world class speakers. Each instructor has their own unique style which keeps things interesting.
We're a family... and now you're part of it too.
Every year attendees are constantly surprised by the chemistry and family like atmosphere at our events. It's really easy to make that happen because, well, we all like each other! Expect plenty of jokes and laughs during the Accelerator.
“I loved it! I love the family culture of the staff. Presenters were very informative and entertaining. Kept my attention the whole time. Also, you can tell they are passionate about what they do. Thank you all for a great experience!” – Garri G.
“I was honestly deeply touched by the level of respect and care that presenters showed to attendees... Big thank you to everyone in ASTPS team!” – Angie G.
“I enjoyed spending time with Larry, LG, Steve, and Mitch. You guys, and Carolyn, are like family in so many ways. ” – Mike L.
Larry Lawler, CPA, EA, CTRS
Larry is the Founder & National Director of ASTPS and the architect of the Accelerator Program. He has worked and consulted on literally thousands of IRS representation cases and is a frequent public speaker, a writer on professional topics, and a regular trainer of tax professionals nationwide. He has been a New York CPA since 1973. He is also a fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute. Larry is the managing partner of Lawler & Witkowski, CPAs, PC, the firm he established in 1973.
LG Brooks, EA, CTRS, NTPI Fellow
LG is the former CEO of U.S. Tax & Consulting Group and the current Senior Tax Resolution Consultant at Lawler and Witkowski CPA's as well as the Director of Education at ASTPS. LG is most well-known for his knowledge, energy, and passion in his presentations. He has been in the field of taxation for more than 30 years and has worked and consulted on thousands of tax resolution cases over the course of his career. LG is a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist and a Fellow of the National Tax Practice Institute.
Steve Klitzner, Esq., CTRS
Steve is the CEO of Florida Tax Solvers which is 100% focused on IRS Tax Resolution. Steve has presented at many ASTPS events in the last 10 years and is always a crowd favorite at the Accelerator. He is admitted to the US Supreme Court, US Tax Court, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He currently sits on the IRS Advisory Council and is a frequent lecturer on Tax Resolution and has presented to thousands of practitioners around the country.
Angelene Wierzbic, EA, CTRS
Angelene has worked along side Larry Lawler since the minute she graduated college in 2004. She has since spent nearly two decades in the trenches working on complex tax resolution cases. During the Accelerator she will be teaching about eservices and will be in the background answering and coordinating your questions.
Billy Fauller, III, EA, CTRS
Billy was an IRS Revenue Officer for nearly eight years (Active between 2009 and 2017). Shortly after leaving he founded his own firm just outside of St. Louis Missouri. He is 100% focused on helping individuals and business owners resolve their tax problems. During the Accelerator he will be sharing his experiences from the "Dark side".
Mitch is the Director of Marketing for ASTPS and has been running the marketing for Lawler & Witkowski, CPAs for over 8 years. He has generated thousands of tax resolution leads and helped hundreds of members jump start their tax resolution businesses. During the ASTPS Accelerator Mitch will be the event host and will be teaching the marketing module.
John Witkowski, CPA, CTRS
John is the CEO of Lawler & Witkowski, CPAs, PC and a Director inside of ASTPS. He has worked and consulted on thousands of tax resolution cases. During the Accelerator John will be in the background focused on answering your questions!
Elizabeth Wildt, EA, CTRS
After graduating college in 2020 Liz joined the Lawler & Witkowski team full time. Liz does a great deal of tax preparation and is Larry Lawler's right hand woman assisting on all tax problem resolution cases. During the Accelerator she will be helping coordinate questions online.
Lydia is the Director of Membership at ASTPS. She has been with ASTPS for 2 years and is responsible for assisting members with anything they need! At the accelerator she will be helping you at check in as well as helping virtual attendees with any technical issues.
Carolyn is the Director of Events at ASTPS. She is responsible for all the details that make the Accelerator go off without a hitch! She will be on site during the ASTPS Accelerator and you will likely meet her at check in or during the networking event.
At the ASTPS Accelerator you will receive hands on training by Certified Tax Resolution Specialists eligible for 35 hours of Continuing Education.
ASTPS is accredited by NASBA (for CPAs), the IRS (for Enrolled Agents), and attorneys are more than welcome to submit the credits to their state bar for credit. Since each state is different we do not seek approval in each one, but we will happily provide you with whatever supporting documentation is required for submission!
Let’s say a client comes to you and tells you that they haven’t filed Tax Returns for the last 3 years and the IRS says they owe $45,000. ASTPS always recommends billing in 2 phases. Phase 1 being the investigation & compliance and Phase 2 is the resolution (We'll go into more depth during the program).
Phase 1 Example:
Power of Attorney – $100
Pull Transcripts (3 Years) – $300
Tax Returns (3 Years) – 1,050
Evaluation of Alternatives – $1,325
Total for Phase 1: $2,775
Your financial analysis reveals the client has recently started a good paying job and is able to pay the amount due so you are going to get them into an installment agreement. As they do not have an RO on their case you will have to call ACS to to set up the IA.
Phase 2 Example:
Installment Agreement – ACS under $50,000 liability – $1,200
Total Fee for Case: $3,975
You might be asking yourself – How is someone with tax problems going to pay my fees? At the Accelerator you will learn how to quote these fees and get the IRS to cover them!
What is learning a new career skill worth to you?
Probably much like you, we here at ASTPS, are major believers in investing in yourself and always striving to improve our skills and capabilities. So with the average tax resolution case being worth $3,000 - $5,000+ what would you be willing to invest to develop the skills to find tax resolution cases, manage them, and resolve them from start to finish?
Would you be willing to invest $10,000 to add this service to your skillset?
At that investment you would need to get 2-3 cases before you would have fully paid off the training and begun getting a return. Not to mention now you have these skills for life! Consider these questions:
- How long do you plan on being in business or working in the tax industry (10, 20, 30 years)?
- Do you think you could find at least one case each quarter?
- What could this program be worth to you over the course of your career?
The possibilities are truly endless, but it depends entirely on you. Your success will directly correlate to the time, energy, and resources you are willing to invest in launching these services.
Luckily for you, you do not have to invest $10,000 to get started. You don’t need to invest $7,000, $5,000, or even $2,000. The ASTPS Accelerator starts at just $1,697 and goes even lower with membership and early bird discounts! This means you have the possibility of being ROI positive after your first case!
“Excellent training. Comprehensive preparation for entering the tax resolution business. Thank you, ASTPS!” – Michael C.
“Was an excellent program. I got a lot of my questions cleared up. This course is a must for beginners. Thanks for a great experience.” – David K.
“You folks are the best so glad I’ve taken the course” – Bernice B.
“It was Fabulous.” – Denise Mensa-Cohen, EA
“This is a by far the most comprehensive tax resolution courses that I have ever attended! Way to go Larry & the gang” – Brian G.
“I thoroughly enjoyed the Accelerator!! The presenters were all very passionate and knowledgeable- you can tell they really love teaching about Tax Resolution!!! I learned a lot and it’s very likely that I will do this program again!” – Kristen C.
We are so confident that you will be 100% satisfied with our program that we are willing to give you a FULL REFUND if you are not! If after stage 1, you do not feel like this program is right for you, simply return your materials and we will refund your registration fee.
There are two early bird discounts for each event. The $200 Super Early Bird ends 4 weeks before the start of the event. The $100 Early Bird ends 2 weeks before the start of the event.
The ASTPS Accelerator is regularly $1,697 and prices displayed below reflect the "Super Early Bird Pricing." This pricing may or may not be available depending on when the event starts and the current date. Please check the individual session page for the current pricing.
Become a member before registering and receive 5% off (Standard Membership) or 15% off (Premium Membership).
100% Money Back Guarantee
We are so confident that you will be 100% satisfied with our program that we are willing to give you a FULL REFUND if you are not! If after stage 1, you do not feel like this program is right for you, simply return your materials and we will refund your registration fee.
Previous Boot Camp Attendee?
The bones of the Boot Camp are in the Accelerator, along with 12+ hours of new and expanded content! Previous Boot Camp attendees will still be able to attend at 50% off the regular price which is now $748.50. Enter code ACC50 at checkout.
Registering 3 or more people?
If your firm is looking to get 3 or more staff members trained there are additional discounts available. Please contact ASTPS at (716) 630-1650 for registration.
ASTPS Accelerator Enrollment
- 35+ hours of tax resolution training
- Samples, Forms, and Templates
- Approved by the IRS & NASBA
- Attend virtually or in-person
- 7 Hands on field training exercises
- Unlimited Q&A
- Network with like-minded tax pros
- 30 day access to recordings
- 100% Money Back Guarantee
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What is cohort based training?
A cohort-based course is a program of learning that's organized according to a syllabus and is taken by a group of students (a cohort) at the same time. In 2023 there will be 3 cohorts for the Accelerator! The training is exactly the same for each cohort.
What is a hybrid program?
Hybrid is referring to how this program can be attended. Stages 1, 3, and 4 will be virtual for everyone on Zoom. Stage 2 can be attended either in-person, in one of the 4 cities, or it can be attended virtually as well.
How much does this cost?
With the average fee earned during a tax resolution case being anywhere from $3,000 - $5,000 this course could, and probably should, cost $6,000-$10,000. After all, you're learning specialty skills that you can use for the rest of your career! Ultimately though our mission at ASTPS is to develop as many capable IRS representation experts as possible and to do that we need to keep the program as accessible as possible.
The full price of the course starts at $1,497 and gets lower with member and early bird discounts.
I've been to Boot Camp in the past. Should I attend the ASTPS Accelerator?
We have always recommended coming back and attending again after you've gotten some more tax resolution experience. Attendees often tell us it's like watching a movie for a second time - you notice and pick up on new things you missed the first time around. The bones of the Boot Camp are in the Accelerator, but there is also 12+ hours of new and expanded content! Previous Boot Camp attendees will still be able to attend at 50% off the regular price which is now $648.50.
Can this really work for me?
You might be thinking... sure this might work for other people, but my situation is unique. The ASTPS Accelerator is a new program but it's predecessor, the Boot Camp, is not. In fact over 4,000 tax resolution pros from all walks of life have launched their careers from the Boot Camp.
The Accelerator was created from hundreds of hours of running Boot Camps and feedback from attendees. We are confident that there is no other single program that can better prepare you to start your tax resolution career. In fact we're so confident that we have a 100% money back guarantee!
What if I've never talked to the IRS before?
Then the Accelerator is the place for you! This program is designed to show you everything you need to know to get started in tax resolution. We take you through the entire tax resolution process from gathering information to closing the case and answer every single one of your questions along the way!
What if I've done a couple cases - Is it worth taking this course?
For the most part having some experience is going to allow you to get even more out of the program. When you're starting from scratch you don't know what you don't know. When you've gone through the process of working with the IRS you know what you struggled with. This course will give you best practices to drastically improve your processes. From former IRS professionals to tax pros with 20 years of experience - We've never had anyone tell us that they didn't learn something worth the cost of admission!
How much access will I get to the instructors?
Whether you are attending online or in-person you will have full access to the instructors. While you are in-person you will be able to hang out with the instructors before class, on breaks, during the scheduled networking events and more! Online attendees will have full time instructors dedicated to answering their questions as well! If applicable to everyone your questions will also be read out loud for the entire class to hear. Bottom line what sets ASTPS apart from everyone else is the caring, kind, knowledgeable instructors!
Do I need to attend all of the stages live?
In order to ask questions and get continuing education you must be live whether it is in-person or virtually online. Recordings will be available for 30 days, but to get the most out of your experience you should plan on participating live.
How long do I have access to the course materials and recordings?
You will receive a binder with all of the presentation slides along with the Field Training Exercise handouts. All other material will be delivered digitally. You will have access to the recordings of the event for 60 days to review after the conclusion of the event. Additionally you will now be able to get 50% off the Accelerator for life!
Do I need to be licensed to enroll in this program?
Anyone can take this program but you do need to be a licensed CPA, EA, or Attorney to represent before the IRS. We do very often have practitioners in the process of getting their Enrolled Agent license take this course. We also get practitioners who want to send their unlicensed support staff for training.
Do you have more questions?
We'd love to talk! Just give us a call anytime (716) 630-1650 between 8:30am - 5:00 pm Eastern or click here to book a time that fits your schedule.
“Worth every penny. Presenters give you the knowledge and tools to school the revenue agents/IRS!” – Shakirat Olanrewaju, CPA
"Coming into this program I had little knowledge of the area. After the Boot Camp I can’t wait to take on my first case. This Boot Camp has given me the confidence I needed to move toward a tax representation career." - Sarah Staab
“This seminar was the key to the tax resolution castle. Now I feel more comfortable in understanding the tax collection process and how to help clients answer their tax relief prayers.” – Ron Friedman, CPA
“I found the lecturers to be knowledgeable and extremely entertaining – it made the days go by quickly.” -Yawar Jafri, EA
“The networking session provided a great opportunity to meet other professionals and discuss how to resolve real client’s issues.”- Iris I. Burnell
“I have spent 4 years attending live NAEA seminars to receive my NTPI fellow. I think I’ve learned more this week than I have in those years at NTPI. I will be back.” – Marilyn Mathis, EA
“Both Larry and LG are PHENOMENAL presenters.” – Vonda Bowens
“3rd year in a row I’ve been here and every year I learn a little more, and understand the material more. It’s great!!” – Robert Lewin
“Very well done. Worth the time and investment.” – Tim Reed
“Great program – learned valuable information which will help working with the IRS. Great presenters with a wealth of knowledge.” – Ron Mermer
“I have been looking for this type of seminar to learn more about tax resolution. I would recommend it to others.” – Eakub Khan
“Practical information for someone new to representation – definitely a confidence builder for this type of work! Great for not only explaining the info, but showing how they work in practice.” – William Deighan
“The instructors were exceptional; they’re passionate and experienced with IRS topics.” – Juan Diaz
“This course is a confidence builder and a source of motivation.” – Anthony Modica
“I spent 30 years building a tax practice with no mentor, I wish I would have had this advice 30 years ago.” – Katherine Gilbert
"I would highly recommend this program to any practitioner, old or new. Whether you have been practicing for over 13 years like I have, or are brand new to tax resolution there is something to learn, which translates into something you can earn! Thanks Larry & LG" – Mike Wallen, EA
“Absolutely loved the Boot Camp! Presenters were awesome and professional! I would definitely recommend this program to my colleagues.” – Aleksey Kaplan
“I feel like I can go forward with this business segment now. Still a lot to learn, but now I know where to look for answers.” – Caryn Thompson, CPA
“No other program that I am aware of that better prepares a tax professional to immediately gain the knowledge and confidence needed to enter the tax resolution business.” – Warren Banfield
“Excellent, effective presentation. Good real life examples.” – Gary Soltys, CPA
“Very informative and comprehensive. I have learned more than enough to assume my new tax resolution position.” – Adriano Pantino
“Enjoyed the presentation very much. I learned a lot that I will use in my practice.” – Nicholas Gebelt, ESQ.
“A great learning experience. I especially enjoyed LG’s enthusiasm and professionalism” – Lillie Mae Hubbard, CPA, ESQ.
“Great program – very informative, perfectly-paced, and a nice mix of hands-on case study and lecture.” – Joe Beige
“Great energy, professional & fun. Practice cases were a big plus.” – Ron D’Abrosca
“Excellent format, and the tag team between instructors is very easy to listen to.” – Timothy Anderson
“Program is very informative. I have come multiple time to get updates on what is going on in the industry and keep up to date.” – David Rappaport
“Thoroughly enjoyed the program. So happy to have found ASTPS.” – Patricia Rivera
“The speakers were amazing, kept us interested and attentive with their style of teaching, and also all very knowledgeable.” – Randall Guido
“I feel like I have found the key to the black box of collection procedures and methods of dealing with them.” – Howard Sang
ASTPS was founded in the infancy of the tax resolution industry way back in 2003. Initially Larry Lawler and John Witkowski were running into a lot of clients with tax problems, but there were very few resources to help guide practitioners through the programs available. As they learned they decided to create ASTPS to share their new knowledge.
Initially they launched advanced training conferences for practitioners to get together several times per year. As the demand for the information increased they decided to create a comprehensive tax resolution training program which later became the Boot Camp.
Over 4,000 practitioners have gone through the Boot Camp over the last decade and in 2022 ASTPS significantly enhanced the Boot Camp and rebranded as the Accelerator.
If you're all the way down here, and still reading, you might be on the fence if this is really worth it.
It's no secret that there are tons of free training webinars out there (we even do one every month). And sure in time you could probably stich together some of what is included in the Accelerator for free.
You could continue dabbling in tax resolution and learn as you go, but let me caution you. There are processes, procedures, deadlines, and what you don't know CAN hurt your client.
Even small mistakes can lead to your client paying thousands, or even tens of thousands, of dollars more than they should.
The ASTPS Accelerator is designed to teach you everything you need to know to get started in tax resolution. Basically the Accelerator, well, accelerates you. You will build a solid foundation to launch your career and start miles ahead of your competitors that choose to dabble and learn on their own.
Is it really possible for a tax program to change your life? Truthfully the answer is yes! I say that because we've seen it so many times over the years. We've seen people launch businesses, and quit their 9-5 jobs. We've seen attendees land their dream jobs with their newly acquired skills. We've seen partnerships formed and life long friendships that all started at this program.
If you put in the work, this course has the potential to change the trajectory of your career and life.
And it can all start right here, right now.
What makes ASTPS different?
The American Society of Tax Problem Solvers is different from every other organization. We move fast, we listen to our members and attendees, we're obsessed with improving, and most of all we sincerely care.
When picking an organization to be a part of it's critical to consider the leadership. Many other programs feature instructors that do not actively represent before the IRS or who clearly are just in it for the money. Sadly there are even whole events out there where the only goal is to teach you what to do, and not how to do it. That's because they are looking for you to refer cases to them, not do the work yourself.
All three of the Accelerator presenters independently created tax resolution practices from scratch. You also may have noticed that all 3 of them come from different professional backgrounds, and are from different areas of the country! Larry Lawler is a CPA in Buffalo, LG Brooks is an Enrolled Agent in Dallas, and Steve Klitzner is an Attorney in Miami.
We don't want your cases (we all have plenty of our own). All we want is for you to be successful. Of course until you get to know us you'll have to take our word for it! For most people seeing is believing and that's why we let you try this course 100% risk free!
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If after stage one you don't think this course is right for you, for any reason, you can return the material for a full refund. You have absolutely nothing to lose, and we hope you decide to join us!
“I enjoyed the program. I feel more comfortable in my ability to take on more resolution cases. I learned a lot that I didn’t know before.” – Harold Blotcher, EA
“Program was excellent. Larry is a master presenter. LG is also very, very ,very good!” – Linda Bal ESQ
“This Program gives you everything you need to hit the ground running in this business.” – Victor Karas, EA
“Wonderful Seminar! Very beneficial and great knowledgeable experience. Will recommend and very happy with my decision to come to the seminar. Cannot wait to tell my colleagues and coworkers.” – Dara Epstein, EA
“The program is very comprehensive and it covers the areas in detail. The case studies were very helpful, they made the various topics taught more useful.” -Samuel Addo
“Enjoyed it very much. Instructors were excellent. The information was timely and definitely will help with my current cases.” – Marshall Zieses
“Well organized and clearly presented. I took it 2 years ago but this added to and reinforced my knowledge. New stuff was included.” – Eric Hansen, CPA
“After taking this class twice, I would certainly take it a third. Each class I have learned something new and valuable to represent clients.” – Isabel Couch
“I am new to tax practicing. Thought it may be a good career change to keep me busy when I retire, which will be soon. To me, the class was fascinating and convincing that I have made a good choice.” – Jeff Tappin
“My mindset to this line of work has definitely shifted in 2 ways. I realize that this service is helping taxpayers. I am confident I can add this to my practice.” – Lisa Johnston, CPA
“I thoroughly enjoyed it. I was expecting to be overwhelmed by all of the information, but it was presented in a way that made it interesting and easy to understand.” – Telina Crotts
“I truly enjoyed the program and learned a lot from it. The presenters pace, attitude, knowledge, and sense of humor kept me engaged the whole time. I feel very confident that I will be successful in this niche of the business after attending this boot camp.” – Juan Vasquez, EA